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Alex Straker

About Alex Straker

Alex is a writer and guest lecturer based in London.

As a contributing writer Alex cut his teeth on the BBC continuing dramas EASTENDERS and HOLBY CITY and has more recently written for the fifth series of THE LAST KINGDOM (Carnival Film & Television / Netflix), the upcoming Jay Blakeson led series CULPRITS (Character 7 / Disney Star) and THE FLATSHARE (42MP / Paramount+).

As a showrunner he is in development with companies including West Road Pictures and Greenacre Films on several original television projects for various UK broadcasters and international streamers.

He is currently participating in ITV/Dancing Ledge mentorship scheme (mentored by Lydia Adetuni, BBC’s NOUGHTS & CROSSES) and is one of seven writers taking part in the Chris Chibnall / Imaginary Friends scheme to train and support the “next wave” of British showrunners.

In Development

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • THE AU PAIRS / NIGHTINGALES
    • x2 original treatments in development
    • THE SECOND SHADOW
    • Original treatment and series outline for a Low-fi, contemporary, returnable fantasy series.

TV

    • Production
    • Company
    • Notes
    • CULPRITS
    • Character 7 for Disney+/Star
    • 1 episode / 1 x 60'
    • THE LAST ROMEO 
    • West Road Pictures
    • Showrunner & Associate Producer
    • VIKINGS: VALHALLA
    • Netflix/MGM
    • Series 3 Ep 4 / 1 x 60'
    • FLATSHARE 
    • 42 / Paramount+
    • Series 1 Ep 5  / 1 x 60'
    • THE LAST KINGDOM
    • Carnival / Netflix
    • Series 5 Ep 6
    • BULLETPROOF II 
    • Sky/Vertigo
    • Shadow Script
    • HOLBY CITY
    • BBC
    • 2 x 60’ episodes
    • BRIMSTONE
    • SKY Table Read / BBC Writer’s Room
    • Original pilot and series outline, 60’
    • EASTENDERS
    • BBC
    • 6 x 30’ episode